Human Interest

Strandbeest Evolution 2021

Strandbeest Evolution 2021

Strandbeest Evolution 2021 is one of the most original and creative artistic creations in recent times.

Strandbeest means “beach animal” and is the creation of Theo Jansen.

This is a video you must watch!

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Away Happens

Away Happens

By Philip Crossman There are only two places, Here, this island off the coast of Maine, and Away. There is a big and obvious difference between those who live Here and those who live Away. There is no less a distinction between those who live Here and who the rest of us...

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Dear Friends: A Season with Faith and Ritual

Dear Friends: A Season with Faith and Ritual

Here’s our December Room With a View column from Down East Magazine.

It’s not especially seasonal, but I don’t think that faith, or any of what Philip writes about in this one, ever really goes fully out of season.

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Global Climate Change – Food For THought

Global Climate Change – Food For THought

Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural, such as through variations in the solar cycle. But since the 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily due to burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas.

Global climate change is a very complex and important focus of today’s society. For additional insight from one expert’s view, click on Read More. It could be very enlightening!

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Try to look away!

Try to look away!

By Glen Birbeck I am not myself immune to the urge to jump off the merry go round, the 24/7 news cycle. To turn away from that megaphone's constant blast of war and rumor of war and plague and political drama. I also avoid the celeb gossip which flows from our media in...

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The Great Camden flood — of Propaganda

The Great Camden flood — of Propaganda

If there is any flooding problem at all surrounding the fate of our beloved Montgomery Dam, it is the tsunami of propaganda spewing from the Camden Select Board and their hand-picked collaborators, in service to their preconceived intentions for the Megunticook River.

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